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MSU pledges $75M for Davis Wade expansions

August 15, 2012

By MICHAEL WARDLAW
sdnsports@bellsouth.net

It has been talked about for over a year and dreamt about considerably longer. On Wednesday the dream of expanding Davis Wade Stadium took the final step toward becoming a reality with the official announcement of $75 million expansion.

MSU-Meridian marks 40 years

August 15, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

For Lisa Sollie, it’s worth a 198-mile round trip to Starkville to provide Mississippi State University’s ice cream for the right kind of party.

Sollie, project coordinator in recruiting and marketing for MSU-Meridian, said the MSU Student Association in Meridian makes a point of securing MSU’s ice cream for a “Welcome Back” week.

Zoning board: Church needs more parking

August 15, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission voted Tuesday to recommend approval for repurposing a Whitfield Street commercial building as a place of worship for Tribe Judah Ministries, adding an extra condition to address parking issues.

Food Network chef Marais shows off talent

August 15, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Celebrity chef and Food Network Star finalist Linkie Marais is launching her bright future in the very place her career started.

Marais will begin her first set of in-depth cake decorating classes Aug. 18-19 at the Hilton Garden Inn Bancorp South Conference Center in Tupelo.

Hodgepodge festival to highlight music, family

August 15, 2012

By MATT CRANE
sdnlife@bellsouth.net

Thanks to a host of local musicians and an army of community volunteers, this weekend will see a lot of love poured onto a sweet, local family.

Over the Aug. 17-18 weekend, Rick’s Cafe will host the Hodgepodge Music Festival featuring 18 different musical acts all playing and singing to benefit Liam Hodge, the son of Ben and Selena Hodge.

MUW’s future discussed at club meeting

August 15, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

In Mississippi University for Women President Jim Borsig’s eyes, there are two kinds of economic impact MUW has on Columbus, Lowndes County and the Golden Triangle.

City error revealed by platting request

August 15, 2012

By STEVEN NALLEY
sdnedu@bellsouth.net

The Starkville Planning and Zoning commission recommended approval of a final plat for a new phase of Huntington Park, removing a condition concerning fire code compliance after deciding the issue was not relevant to the request.

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